Le Cadoret is a French restaurant in Belleville offering traditional French fare, inexpensive natural wines, and craft beers. With sincere and efficient service and serious value for quality, it's an excellent example of what a modern bistro can be.
If you already love Belleville, you’ll probably love this simple café perched high above the neighborhood’s namesake park. It’s not much more than cheap rosé served at communal picnic tables by friendly servers, but on certain summer evenings, that’s really all you need.
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Sortir à Paris (2017) “On this small square filled with trees, nestled on the heights of the Parc de Belleville, we enjoy a view on the Eiffel Tower and all the colors of the sky. Warm and friendly, with its large table and wooden benches, it’s the perfect terrace to enjoy, as it should be, the lights of the magic hour.”
Address: 30, rue de Belleville, 75020
Hours: Open Tuesday-Wednesday 10am-8pm (7pm Sunday). Closed Monday.
Telephone: +33 9 81 17 95 88
Founded in 2010 on rue de Tourtille, Cécile Boussarie’s gourmet food and wine shop moved around the corner in 2014 to its current, more prominent rue de Belleville location. Its bold, clean red sign belies the unpolished dowdiness of the shop’s interior, where teas, jams, vinegars, spices, potted meats, conserves, oils, and assorted trinkets line all available surfaces. In the middle of über-urban Belleville, it’s like walking into a deserted village gift shop.
Mensae is a contemporary French bistro not far from the sprawling Buttes-Chaumont park. Classics like frogs' legs and steak tartare are frequently featured on the ever-changing menu, revisited with a contemporary bent and more reasonable portion size than the behemoths found in other restaurants. Don't miss the chocolate mousse for dessert.